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Grist features Seattle’s hidden bike kitchen, The Bikery

Some people enjoy learning how to fix their own bike. Others can’t afford to take their wheels to a professional. Others just like to hang out in an inviting, inclusive space dedicated to fixing bikes and sharing bike knowledge. The … Continue reading

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Grist video: How to bike in the city (filmed in Seattle)


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Grist editor tries out bike commuting in Seattle (and has some great advice)

Getting started as a regular bike commuter is the equivalent of jumping into a cold pool instead of slowly moving, cold inch by cold inch, into the water. Unlike a recreational ride where you can stick only to friendly bike … Continue reading

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Grist: Elly Blue’s take on sharrows after a recent trip to Seattle

Elly Blue, a prolific bicycle writer and zine editor from Portland who is a staple of our weekly Bike News Roundups, came to Seattle over the weekend along with Joe Biel of Microcosm Publishing (you may remember Elly and Joe … Continue reading

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You have to ride to work this week to get counted

This week is not the week to take a break from bike commuting. SDOT is conducting their bicycle and pedestrian counts May 10-12, according to the SDOT Blog. So if you want to get counted, you gotta ride! From SDOT: … Continue reading

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Must read for Viaduct removal skeptics: The economics of highway removal

In a post full to the brim with incredible economic stats, Elly Blue spells out the economic benefits of urban highway removal. Among the incredible bits of knowledge she reveals: “for the $75 million spent repaving three miles of urban … Continue reading

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